A total of 60 credit hours of course work is required for an M.Sc in Archaeology. All courses carry three credit hours. As such, 9 are compulsory courses and 5 are optional. A field work and seminar equivalent of 4 courses and a thesis and comprehensive examination equal to 2 courses are required to be taken.

Compulsory Courses

Code No.TitleCredit Hour
Arch-301Introduction to Archaeology3
Arch-302Issues in Research Methodology3
Arch-303Gandhara Civilization3
Arch-304Introduction to Numismatics3
Arch-305Pre-History of South Asia3
Arch-306History and Theories of Museum 3
Arch-307Ancient Civilizations3
Arch-308Palaeography and Epigraphic Studies in South Asian Archaeology3
Arch-309Art and Archaeology of the Muslim South Asia3

Optional Courses

Code No.TitleCredit Hour
Arch-310Art and Architecture of the IndusValley3
Arch-311Ancient History of Pakistan and India3
Arch-312Muslim History of Pakistan and India3
Arch-313Theory and Science in Archaeology3
Arch-314Early Muslim Architecture in the Middle East3
Arch-315Colonial Architecture of Pakistan and India3
Arch-316Muslim Calligraphy, Paintings, Minor Arts and Crafts3
Arch-317Traditional Arts and Crafts of Pakistan3
Arch-318Folk Heritage of Pakistan3
Arch-319Tourism in Pakistan3
Arch-320Cultural Anthropology3
Arch-321Archaeological Conservation3
Arch-322Physical Anthropology3
Arch-323Prehistory of Mesopotamia3
Arch-324Burial Archaeology3
Arch-325Buddhist Art of Central Asia3
Arch-326Field Archaeology (Theory)3
Arch-327Field Archaeology (Practical)3
Arch-328Ancient Religions of South Asia3
Arch-329Hindu and Jain Art of Pakistan and India3
Arch-330Buddhist Art of Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and Central Asia3
Arch-331Introduction GIS3
Arch-332Underwater Archaeology3
Arch-333Roman Archaeology3
Arch-334Zoo archaeology3
Arch-335Art and Architecture of Persia3
Arch-336Greek Archaeology3
Arch-337Principals and Practices of Scientific Dating3
Arch-338Ceramic Analysis3
Arch-339Environmental Archaeology3
Arch-340Rock Art and Inscriptions of Pakistan3
Arch-341Lithic Analysis3
Arch-342Archaeological Photography3
Arch-343Interpreting Archaeological Data3
Arch-344Art and Archaeology of the Silk Road3

Compulsory Field Work

Code No.TitleCredit Hour
Arch-345Review of literature and Research Design3
Arch-346Field Data Collection4
Arch-348Report Writing3

Thesis Evaluation and Comprehensive Examination

Code No.TitleCredit Hour
Arch-349Thesis and Defense4
Arch-350Comprehensive Examination2